From the Journal

Bikepacking vs Bike Touring

Are you looking to go on a multi-day bike adventure? Are you wanting to learn the differences between bikepacking and bike touring? Our workshop manager James is well seasoned at both and has writt...

Looking Ahead to 2021

Read Matt’s end of year round up for an insight into how this year has impacted our business and the cycling industry as a whole, and how we’re preparing for 2021.

Adventure Essentials

All the things you need to keep you riding.

Paris-Brest-Paris on a Fixed Gear

Eleanor is a cyclist from Bristol with a passion for pushing the limits of cycling. We found out about her crazy plan to cycle a fixed gear bicycle from Paris to Brest and back again, and decided t...

Behind the Design: Step Through Lightweight

An insightful look from Matt, the founder of Temple, into the thoughts and processes behind the design of one of our best selling bikes.

Bicycle Hub Gears, what are they all about

Kate who works at our Bristol store, takes you through the in's and out's of hub gears, why you might consider one and what to look out for. In particular she focuses on the Shimano Alfine, but the...

Which Bike is Best for You?

Whether you're a city dweller or a country rider, we will have just the bike you're looking for. Our very own bike guru Tom takes you through the type of bikes we have and what they're good for...

Bamboo, Flax, Magnesium, Steel. An Introduction into Alternative Bicycle Materials

When choosing a bike on the mainstream bicycle market, there are three main options when it comes to your choice of frame. Although every component of a bike can be changed, the frame remains the c...

Behind the Design: Adventure Disc

The new Adventure Disc is the product of years of careful thought, design and testing. In the first of a new blog series, Matt takes us through the design process and explains his decisions for eac...

Brooks Saddle Review

Reviewing Brooks saddles might seem a bit odd at first, given that they’ve been around in pretty much the same design for over 150 years. It’s also easy to think that a bike saddle is just a bike s...